Settling down in Lusaka, Zambia

Settling down in Lusaka, Zambia

It’s been nearly three weeks since we landed in Lusaka, Zambia with our 3-year-old and 14 month old. My how the time flies!! It is bittersweet leaving our home, friends, and family in Chicago and starting a new life here in Lusaka. On the upside the weather now in Zambia is perfection- warm and sunny … Continue reading

Bring Expressed Breast Milk on a Plane?

Bring Expressed Breast Milk on a Plane?

Question: I am traveling in a month with a one month old baby from New York to Peru.  I have had a problem with my breastmilk production so every ounce is precious.  I was thinking of pumping and freezing it but I am terrified of the travel time.  Maybe freezing it is not the best … Continue reading

Advice to Lady Travellers from 1889: Money

Advice to Lady Travellers from 1889: Money

One of my dearest friends just gave me a delightful gift.  It is a little book re-printed from 1889 entitled Hints to Lady Travellers At Home and Abroad.  Although the book is quite obviously dated, it still actually contains very practical traveling advice, and is quite hilarious, allowing us a glimpse into the travelling ways … Continue reading

Onya Baby: Product Review Out and About in Chicago

Onya Baby: Product Review Out and About in Chicago

A couple of months ago Onya Baby contacted me to ask if I would do a product review of their soft-structured baby carrier.  When they told me that the carrier can also transform into a seating option on the go, I enthusiastically said- “yes, please!”  When I came back home to Chicago last week and … Continue reading